Microcirculation in skeletal muscle

Hudlicka, Olga (2011) Microcirculation in skeletal muscle. M.L.T.J. Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons Journal, 1 (1). pp. 3-11. ISSN 2240-4554

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The role of microcirculation in skeletal muscle is to provide the supply of oxygen and various nutrients and to remove waste products of muscle metabolism. As skeletal muscles are composed of different fibre types, this review tries to elucidate the question of capillary supply and flow with respect to these. It reviews the current knowledge of structure of microcirculation and its nervous, hormonal, and local (myogenic, metabolic and endothelial) control. It also discuss factors involved in the increase in blood flow and changes in microcirculation occurring during muscle contractions, exercise training, muscle hypertrophy and atrophy, hypoxia, ageing, hypertension, diabetes and limited blood supply.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Arterioles, blood flow, capillaries, endothelium, muscle fibres, shear stress
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 616 Malattie (classificare qui la Clinica medica, la medicina basata sull'evidenza, la Medicina interna, la Medicina sperimentale) > 616.7 Malattie del sistema muscoloscheletrico
Depositing User: Danilo Dezzi
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2014 16:30
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2014 16:30
URI: http://eprints.bice.rm.cnr.it/id/eprint/7857

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